Compassionate Care Act would be nation's most regulated medical marijuana program, says policy advocate

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June 16, 2014

The legislature and governor’s office are in talks over a bill to legalize medical marijuana in New York. Lawmakers have until the legislative session ends on Thursday to pass the Compassionate Care Act. If they do, New York would become the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana. 

Gabriel Sayegh is the directof of the Drug Policy Alliance of New York – a group advocating for medical marijuana.